What’s On in Zurich
Early to Mid November 2017
There’s lots on in Zurich in the Autumn and don’t forget to enter our 3 contests below as we have tickets for the Expovina Wine Festival, for the Slow Food Market and for Blickfang design fair to give away in our contests. All information below.
Pumpkin Exhibition at Jucker Farm on till 5th November
last chance to see the wonderful pumpkin exhibition at Jucker Farm in Seegraben and also at their premises in Bächlihof ! It closes on 5th November and it’s FREE!! Full info and location details here.
Calivero Coumbian Deigner Fashion Sale 2nd and 3rd November
designer fashion sale at Calivero in Zollikon from 4pm – 8pm on 2nd and 3rd November. For more information see here.
The Village of Rudolfingen’s Pumpkin Event 3rd & 4th November
on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th of November they turn off the lights in the village of Rudolfingen and it is illuminated only by lit pumpkins. It’s a great event to visit and there are plenty of places to buy something to eat and drink. Find out more here.
Auto Zurich Car Show 2nd – 5th November
if you love cars don’t forget to visit the Messe in Zurich Oerlikon where from 2nd – 5th November the annual Auto Zurich Car Show is taking place. Find out about the latest models and trends in cars for 2017 and beyond. Visit the website here.
Oktoberfest at Bauschänzli on till 4th November
get your Dirndls and Lederhosen on and have fun! The famous Oktoberfest at Bauschänzli ends this weekend on 4th November. Find out more here.
JazzNoJazz 1st – 4th November
the 19th edition of Zurich’s JazzNoJazz musical concerts (some jazz, many not) is on from 1st to 4th November with a huge line up. Separate booking for each concert. Find out more by visiting the website here.
Honold Chocolate Tram until 5th November
the Honold Chocolate Tram which will be running through Zurich from until 5th November.The trams get booked up very quickly but if you’re lucky you might still get a seat. To find out more just about the tram read here.
don’t miss the 2017 edition of the Wine Ships in Zurich. Lots of wine to taste in a unique environment on the water at Bürkliplatz. We have 5 pairs of tickets up for grabs and the draw will take place on Monday 6th November! Enter our contest to win free tickets and find out all about it here.
Charity Concert at Meilen Reformkirche in Meilen 5th November
enjoy a musical concert featuring young musicians at Meilen Reformkirche whilst helping charity at the same time. The charity is Lesen Schreiben Deutsche Schweiz and there is no entry fee to the concert but there will be a collection. All are welcome. The concert begins at 5pm. Details of the charity here.
Sport Shop Time Out Season Open Day 4th November
don’t miss Sport Shop Time Out’s Season Open Day on 4th November. It’s a fun day for all the family with special activities for kids, food and refreshments, and the perfect time to get measured up and kitted out all ready for the new Ski Season. The staff speak English and the service level you get here and attention to detail is second to none. Pfäffikerstrasse 30, 8601 Uster. Find our more about this and other ski events they are running here.
Nespresso Gourmet Weeks 29th October – 19th November
a fantastic opportunity to taste the cuisine of top chefs from 25 restaurants in Switzerland at very special prices. Read all about the great restaurants you can visit for the Nespresso Gourmet menus here.
Zurich Comedy Club Production 7th – 18th November
the Zurich Comedy Club have a production coming up in English from the 7th to the 18th November called “Vanya and Sonia and Marsha and Spike” at the Theater im Seefeld.
Full details are on the ZCC website here.
WRITECON 2017 – Writing Workshop Zurich Saturday 11th November
calling all aspiring writers! The Woolf’s WriteCon workshops are back in Zurich on Saturday 11th November from 9 till 5pm on the topic of ‘Making a living as a writer’. There are two workshops to choose from – one with Diccon Bewes and one with David Penny. For more information visit the website here.
Art Exhibition in Zollikon 9th – 12th November
Richterswil Turnip Parade Räbechilbi 11th November
see the town of Richterswil illuminated by fabulous displays of lit turnips! This is a very busy event with people flocking from all over to visit – so make sure you get there in good time. As well as the parade there are plenty of carved turnips of all shapes and sizes to admire. More information here.
Wicked Broadway Blockbuster in Zurich 15th November – 31st December
the much acclaimed Broadway hit Wicket will be performing at Theater 11 Zurich from 15th November till 31st December in English! Tickets are bound to go fast so find out more by visiting the Wicked website here.
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Marriott Zurich 23rd November
once again the Marriott are hosting a fabulous Thanksgiving dinner at their eCHo Restaurant in Zurich from 6pm till 11pm. Tickets cost CHF 89 and include a welcome drink, soft drinks and tea and coffee. They are bound to go fast so reserve yours now. Find out more here.
More Tips For Newcomers to Zurich and Switzerland
more practical tips if you are a newcomer to Zurich or Switzerland. Read them all here.
What to do in Zurich on a Rainy Day
if you’re wondering what to do in Zurich when it rains, (or is simply cold and grey) do check this list of rainy day activities for all the family.
An Autumn Break to Murcia and Alicante in Spain
there’s plenty to see and do in the region of Murcia and Alicante in south eastern Spain and even in Autumn the weather can be very sunny. Take a look here.
Review of the Victorinox Carry On Spectra 2 Suitcase
if you’re a frequent traveller you’ll know the importance of having a reliable carry on suitcase that is functional. We tested out the Victorinox Spectra 2 from Koffer.ch. Find out more here.
Mondaine’s New Range of Essence Ecological Watches
the Swiss watch company Mondaine has just launched it’s first range of sustainable watches called Essence. 70% of the components are renewable, the strap is made of natural rubber and the casing is made from castor oil. If you’re looking for a great present this is bound to appeal to people who care about the environment. More information here.
New In Zurich
Raclette and Ruinart Champagne in the Igloo
the Widder Hotel has just launched a new pop up Igloo restaurant serving raclette and Ruinart champagne which will continue until 31st January 2018. It’s bound to get booked out very soon so don’t miss out. It costs CHF 99 per person including 2 dcl champagne. More information here.
New In Switzerland – Aquatis
the largest freshwater aquarium vivarium in Europe opened recently in Lausanne. Called Aquatis find out all about it here.
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